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SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
american cities, including pittsburgh and new york. man: new york city went to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoirs. in the new york city system, water is collected and stored in 19 reservoirs, which can hold more than a year's supply -- over 580 billion gallons of water. almost all of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consum
SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 6:30am PST
that if they closed the valves for tunnel inspections, they may never open again, leaving new york city without water. so they chose to keep them open. as a result, there has not been significant inspection, maintenance, or repair of the tunnels in decades. no one knows their current condition. hurwitz: currently, city tunnel 1 and city tunnel number 2 would be feeding each half of the city. so you'd lose half the city if you didn't have a replacement. narrator: without half of its water supply, the city would shut down. for nearly 40 years, new york has been in the process of constructing a solution. man: this project is water tunnel number 3. we started on this project in 1969. i'm a sandhog. i've been a sandhog for 37 years. narrator: sandhogs are the men of local 147, who work deep below the city. they began building the infrastructure of new york in 1872. from the subways to the sewers, the water tunnels to the highway tunnels, new york city thrives because of their work. ryan: you got one little hole in the ground, and nobody knows we're here. see the empire state building, right. that's 1,000
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
of what over people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime. this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were bad. blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for more to come. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> all right, thanks, john. >>> one area of severe weather to keep an eye on. accuweather meteorologist andrew baglini has the latest. >> we're tracking a disturbance that will give us bad weather. eastern texas around the houston area, thunderstorms will pop up. that spreads eastward throughout christmas tuesday. interstates 10 and 20, large hail, damaging wind gusts, the threat for tornado. a destructive storm system on this tuesday. the highest threat for tornadoes around new orleans, mobile, interstate 10 northward into the panhandle of florida. good snow across portions of the plains. >> i hate to see rough weather this time of the year. >>> let's look at weather from across the country.
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:15am EST
in places you'd expect; new york, london, frankfurt, tokyo, with a couple of really interesting outliers. and in the outliers was a lot of my story, places like ashford, virginia, where if you ask the network engineers that i spent a lot of time with, they would say, oh, new york, london, los angeles, ashburn, not as if it were this tiny suburb. so it's a surprisingly short list of places that are by far the hot spots, the kind of supernodes on the internet. >> host: what did these supernodes look like, mr. blum, when you visit them? >> guest: well, from the outside, they look a bit like you might say the loading dock of a shopping mall. they are quite generic from the outside, deliberately so. they try to hide in plain sight, at least when you're driving by them. inside some of them are in, um, are in old kind of art deco buildings that used to belong to western union or old telecom palaces. others are kind of, have what their operators like to call a cyberific look, kind of the aesthetic adjective of choice, meaning they kind of look like a science fiction movie, and that's deliberate.
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:05am EST
pay $100,000 for that egg. dan harris, abc news, new york. >> give it some gas, dan. >> the jet pack looks cool. the hen house, come on, now. every day. that looks like a good gift because that's something if you have that kind of money you can get into, you know what i mean? >> until you crash it. >> i don't have that kind of money. merry christmas, everybody. >>> this morning on "world news now," trouble times two. the west coast gets slammed again by powerful storms at the worst of times. >>> and with the tremendous snowfall and powerful wind swept rain, mother nature is not spending christmas and other parts of the country christmas cheer. it's monday, december 4. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> and good monday morning, on this christmas eve. good to have brandy back in the house. it's been good. we had a little eggnog. >> we're making it a festive holiday. >> glad you're back. welcome back to the overnight rodeo. >> yes, the hours are great. i'm in for paula faris who is on assignment. we've been talking about the snowstorms and the tornadoes. yes, they're back i
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 10:00am PST
next. jon: a fox news alert out of upstate new york where a gunman has opened fire with four firefighters battling an intense inferno, and two of those firefighters are now dead. heather: i'm heather childers, we are in for megyn kelly. now, the firefighters shot while responding to a fire in weber the, new york. the police chief says two of them were killed at the scene. the other two are being treated at a hospital. gregg: our david lee miller is following this story live from our new york studios. >> reporter: here's the timeline of what happened this morning. it was about 5:35 when they received a call there was a house fire. firemen from the west webster fire department, four in total. the first two of those firemen were shot dead at the scene, two others were seriously hurt. later an off-duty police officer from the nearby town of greece, new york, drove by. the gunfire hit his car. he was apparently injured by the shrapnel. now, as for the shooter, authorities say that he apparently was killed by a gunshot, there was some type after a shootout. police arrived, their fi
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
now back to fox files. >>> we are here in grand central terminal in new york city. every day 700,000 people go here which means super dog like holland have an important job to do especially in a post 9-11 world. here is what it takes to become a four-legged hero. >> before they can do this, they all start out like this. >> fox file cameras have a first-hand look at the military working dog program at lack land air force base. it's where puppies learn to become warriors. nearly 9,000 acres in san antonio texas the base is home to the 341st squadron. >> produce train and produce handlers and dogs. >> u.s. army first class casey stevens is core chief of the dog training school. >> i love too see them evolve from knowing nothing to do what they are able to do overseas and law enforcement. 0 to hero in 127 days. >> they have a long and storied history on serving on the battlefield. during world war ii the military officially began training dogs to fight. k-9 and handler teams continue to train and defend at home and overseas. nearly 3,000 doings currently work for the military. >> we
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
the public pressure which really pushed his release up early. back to you guys in new york. >> good christmas present for that family. thank you, steve. gregg? gregg: as steve mentioned jon hammar's mother made a tireless effort in recent weeks to draw attention to the case. here are more of her remarks from yesterday. >> it was like my first night that slept all night loaning without getting up and it was just, the thought of not wondering what is going on with him. can anyone hurt him tonight you know, those kind of thoughts. he is eating. he is able to have a meal. it is, i honestly can't totally process it i think until he's here. gregg: republican congresswoman ileana ros-lehtinen of florida worked with the hammars to win jon's release. she is chairman of the house foreign affairs committee. always great talking to you. thanks so much. >> thank you. gregg: jon hammar's parents says the state department was really not lifting a finger to help. in fact they were very discouraging about it. then the white house when asked just a few days ago seemed utterly owe live just didn't know anything
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
and deadly attack on an elementary school in connecticut. dierdra bryant has the story. >> from new york to falls church, virginia, anti-gun protests are springing up around the country. the debate on gun control has triggered a run on gun shows and gun stores. sales are soaring as people rush to buy assault weapons before a possible ban. >> we are out of the so-called assault weapons. they are buying everything on the shelves. >> an abc news washington post poll shows the majority of americans continue to favor more restrictions on gun ownership. even the sales of gun safes are shooting up. >> a week after the masacre of those innocent children and adults in newtown, connecticut the head of the national rifle association unveiled his plan calling for every american school to have an armed guard. jay when that horrible monster tried to shoot his way into sandy hook school that if a good guy with a gun had been there, he might have been able to stop him. >> you don't want to turn our schools into dodge city. >> at least one school district in jersey city will place armed guards at the sch
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
the year, but it was overnight. literally, on a flight to new york. i landed, and i seemed to be the most talked-about artist in the world that day. >> cooper: what's that moment like? >> adele: i thought it was hilarious. ( laughs ) >> cooper: hilarious? >> adele: i thought it was funny. i wanted to be a singer forever. but it's not really my cup of tea, having the whole world know who you are. >> cooper: it's not your cup of tea? >> adele: no. i find it quite difficult to think that there's, you know, about 20 million people listening to my album that i wrote very selfishly to get over a breakup. i didn't write it being that it's going to be a hit. >> cooper: you really wrote it to... to help you get over something? >> adele: yeah. so the fact that so many people are interested in that, and want to cry to it or want to feel strong to it or whatever, i find really... it's just little old me. >> cooper: there's nothing little about adele's voice or the emotion her songs convey. last year, standing almost motionless center stage, she had london's royal albert hall mesmerized. >> adele: ♪
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 1:30pm EST
is banning the cuts in new york city. so that and we are talking about, that ideology on the left, the progressive ideology. swatter some of the mifsud are commonly held by today's progress of squawks i've got about five myths that we tend to focus on the first to because those are the big juicy ideas and the bad ideas one is the natural things are good and number two, on the natural things are bad. number three, unchecked science will destroy us. number four, science is only relative any way, and number five, science is on our side. okay. the first one we learn all about them there. we are going to talk mostly about the most famous progressive today, president barack obama and his resume when it comes to science, but just to give you an idea about why these are important, natural things are good. that's behind the organic food movement. the rejection of the organic the modified to. unnatural things are bad. that is the fear of chemical and bpa, the fear of chemistry and the things that are unnatural and pesticides, fertilizers, unchecked science will destroy us and that is the nu
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
and went on to study elsewhere. she debuted at the metropolitan opera house in new york in 1995. she has performed on four continents and song with all the greats in the industry. "the new york times" said this. "she has a classic voice with a wide range. from her low voice to her top notes, she is a compelling stage actress. if anything, she underestimates her charisma." the critic noted that his favorite moment was after her arrest, sitting on a table with her hands tied behind her back, she slowly lifted her skirt above her knees with her teeth. he wrote that from that moment, she had the audience enthralled. thank you both for being here. >> i have just had knee surgery. we were at the kennedy center honors. my husband said it will be difficult to lift your skirt with your teeth. >> i want to start with a question for both of you. was there one person who was your mentor role model and inspired you to be where you are now? >> i started off in the magazine industry. i cannot say i had a mentor early on. the person who inspired me most is probably clay falker. he started "new york" mag
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